Best Chess Puzzle Ever? – ‘Mitrofanov’s Deflection’ (Video)



This chess composition by Leopold Adamovich Mitrofanov is his most celebrated chess study. It was awarded first prize in 1967 out of 250 entries. Chess Master Tim Krabbé said of this composition, “It would be my candidate for ‘study of the millennium’.” This great masterpiece of a chess composition is pegged “Mitrofanov’s Deflection”. Do you think it is the best chess puzzle ever?

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